Courses Catalogue

Environmental Planning And Development

COURSE CODE: ENV3208
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Environmental Management, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Natural and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

 

TOPIC

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The concept of planning

  • Planning and regional planning
  • Rationale of planning
  • Scope and nature of  planning
  • The sequential process of planning
  • The continuum of planning viz-a-vis other forms of planning
  • Aims of planning

 

15

The concept of a region

  • Subjective view
  • Objective view
  • Types of regions
  • Interrelationship between regional planning and national economic planning.
  • Inter and intra-regional planning

 

15

Environmental Planning in Uganda

  • Levels of Environmental Planning
  • Environmental Planning & Development

 

8

 Planning as a normative political practice.

  • Public participation

                                i.            Levels of Public participation

                              ii.            Methods of Public participation

  • Resource allocation

 

8

Models of regional growth and development.

  • Regional balanced development
  • Models of regional growth and development.
  • Development paradigms

-          Growth pole model

-          Export based model

-          Centre down model

-          Cumulative causative model

  • Bottom-up and top-bottom approaches to planning

 

8

Urban planning

  • Forms of urban planning
  • Aims of urban planning
  • Urbanization and regional planning in Africa

6

TOTAL CONTACT HOURS

45

 

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Lectures
  • Reading assignments
  • Practical assignments
  • Hands-on work in the industry

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes